Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Psu - Del Val Game Notes

Go Here for Game Notes. I understand playing in-state, non-conference cupcakes like Temple but, why Eastern Illinios? I think it was a last minute fill-in game but still...

When: Saturday, October 10, 2009
Where: Beaver Stadium (107,282)
Kickoff: 12:05 p.m. ET
Attendance: 105,000
Series Record: First meeting
Penn State Captains:
No. 17 Daryll Clark, Sr., QB
No. 45 Sean Lee, Sr., LB

Television: The contest will be televised by ESPN Classic to national audience with Dave Lamont and JC Pearson calling the action. The Nittany Lions are appearing on television for the 183rd time in their last 185 games.

Radio Team (10th year)
Play-by-Play: Steve Jones; Analysis: Jack Ham
Web stream: www.GoPSUsports.com
Panther Radio Network (Mike Bradd, play-by-play; Jack Ashmore, analysis). XM Radio 197; Sirius 129.


Joe Paterno
Penn State Record 387-128-3 (75.0), 44th Year
Overall Record Same
vs. Eastern Illinois 0-0
60th year on Penn State staff...all-time leader in career wins among FBS (1-A) coaches...300 wins faster than any coach in NCAA history...College Football Hall of Fame inductee in 2007.

Bob Spoo
Eastern Illinois Record 136-110-1, 22nd Year
Overall Record same
vs. Penn State 0-0

The Series: The Nittany Lions and Panthers are meeting for the first time.

This Week

Penn State plays its final non-conference game, hosting Eastern Illinois in the first meeting between the teams. The Nittany Lions are coming off a 35-17 win at Illinois, while the Panthers are coming off a 36-31 loss to Eastern Kentucky. Penn State has a 44-12 record since the start of 2005, the nation's ninth-best record over that span.

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